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FCC Form 399: Reimbursement Request

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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) FCC Form 399: Reimbursement Request

Facility ID:
73189
Service:
DTV
Call Sign:
WLPX-TV
Channel:
18 (UHF)
File Number:
0000028315
FRN:
0001808468
Date Submitted:
12/07/2020

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

ION TELEVISION LICENSE, LLC

Doing Business As: ION TELEVISION LICENSE, LLC

601 CLEARWATER PARK ROAD

WEST PALM BEACH, FL 33401

United States

+1 (561) 682-4110 BIANCAFRYE@IONMEDIA.COM Corporation

Reimbursement Contact Information

Reimbursement Contact Name and Information

Applicant Address Phone Email

[Confidential]

 

 

 


Preparer Contact Information

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Preparer Contact Name and Information

Applicant Address Phone Email

The Preparer is same as the reimbursement contact.

 

 

 

Broadcaster Information and Transition Plan

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Question Response
Will the station be sharing equipment with another broadcast television station or stations (e.g., a shared antenna, co-location on a tower, use of the same transmitter room, multiple transmitters feeding a combiner, etc.)? If yes, enter the facility ID's of the other stations and click 'prefill' to download those stations' licensing information. Yes
Briefly describe transition plan Relocate from ASR #1050615 to ASR #1234025. Install interim antenna to make repack deadline. Replace non-retunable transmitter, install side mount antenna and transmission line to operate on post-repack channel.

Transmitters

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Section Question Response
Transmitter Related Expenses Do you have transmitter related expenses? Yes

Primary Transmitter

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Existing Transmitter Information

Section Question Response
Existing Transmitter Description Type of change Purchase New
Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Ownership Owned
Owner N/A
Site N/A
Is this transmitter currently shared with another station? No
Is this transmitter currently in operating condition? Yes
Existing Transmitter Manufacturer and Type Manufacturer
Model Millennium
Year 2002
Type Inductive Output Tube
IOT Power Type Two
Power Capacity 40 kW

Primary Transmitter

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New Transmitter Costs

Section Question Response
New Transmitter Use Primary (Main)
Change Type Purchase New
Is this a request for upgraded equipment? Yes
Manufacturer
Model THU9-20 EVO
Transmitter Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Liquid Cooled
Solid State Power capacity 31 kW
Justification for New Transmitter See attached Transmitter Exhibits. See attached Transmitter Upgrade Disclaimer.

Primary Transmitter

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Other Transmitter Costs

Section Question Response
Electrical Service Service Entrance (3 phases 800A 208V) No
Switchgear (industrial 800 amp) No
Transformer (480V) Yes
Power 300 kVA
Rigid Conduit and Wiring No
Size N/A
Length N/A
Other Electrical Service Yes
Description Additional electric work needed for transmitter installation
HVAC Service Does the replacement transmitter require HVAC Service? Yes
Type Cooling Only
Size 5 tons
Other Size N/A
Transmitter Building Addition/Modification or Leasehold Improvement Does the Transmitter Building require an addition, modification, other leashold improvement? Yes
Size 500.0 square feet
Channel 14 Costs Is an RF Consulting Engineer needed? N/A
Is a channel 14 Mask Filer needed? N/A
Is additional field engineering time needed? N/A
Number of Days N/A

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Other Transmitter Cost Not Listed

Name Description

Additional Installation Costs

Additional installation labor and materials for transmitter

Removal of Existing Equipment

Removal of existing transmitters and equipment / Site Prep

RF Interconnect

Interconnect between RF System and transmission line

Antennas

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Section Question Response
Antenna Related Expenses Do you have antenna related expenses? Yes

Primary Antenna

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Existing Antenna Information

Section Question Response
Existing Antenna Description Type of change Purchase New
Antenna Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Ownership Owned
Owner N/A
Site N/A
Is the existing antenna shared with another station or stations? No
Is the existing antenna directional? Yes
Is antenna in operating condition? Yes
Is antenna located on or in close proximity to an antenna farm? No
Existing Antenna Manufacturer and Type Class Full Power
Mounting Side Mount
Antenna position in stack Not in Stack
Polarization Horizontal
Type Slotted Coaxial
Number of Stations Supported N/A
Number of Panels N/A
Design power capacity in use N/A
Lower Limit N/A
Upper Limit N/A
Other Antenna Type N/A
ERP: 1000.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model TFU-24DSC-R C170
Year 2002

Primary Antenna

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New Antenna Costs

Section Question Response
New Antenna Description Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Change Type Purchase New
Is this a request for upgraded equipment? Yes
Ownership Owned
Owner N/A
Is antenna shared? No
Is antenna directional? Yes
Will antenna be located on or in close proximity to an antenna farm? No
New Antenna Manufacturer and Types Class Full Power
Mounting Side Mount
Antenna position in stack Not in Stack
Polarization Elliptical
Type Slotted Coaxial
Number of Stations Supported N/A
Number of Panels/Bays N/A
Lower Limit N/A
Upper Limit N/A
Design power capacity in use N/A
Other Antenna Type N/A
ERP: 765.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model ATW26H3-ESC170-18H
Year 2019
Justification for New Antenna See attached Antenna Exhibit

Primary Antenna

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Other Antenna Costs

Section Question Response
Combiner for Shared Antenna Do you need a Combiner for a Shared Antenna? No
Type
Number of channels supported N/A
Frequencies of channels supported N/A
Frequency N/A
Do you need a combiner output splitter/switcher for dual feed lines? N/A
Elbow Complex Do you require the separate purchase of the Elbow Complex? Yes
Broadband or Single Channel? Single Channel
Feed Line Size 6 1/8 inches inches
Side Mount Brackets Do you require the separate purchase of side mount brackets for a high power antenna? Yes
Pattern Scatter Analysis Do you require separate purchase of pattern scatter analysis for a side mount high or medium power antenna? No
Sweep Test Do you require the sweep testing of transmission line and antenna? Yes

Primary Antenna

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Other Antenna Cost Not Listed

Information not provided.

Transmission Line

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Section Question Response
Transmission Line Related Expenses Do you have transmission line related expenses? Yes

Primary Transmission Line

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Existing Transmission Line

Section Question Response
Existing Transmission Line Description Type of change Purchase New
Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Ownership Owned
Owner N/A
Site N/A
Is the existing transmission line shared with another station or stations? No
Is Transmission Line in operating condition? Yes
Existing Transmission Line Manufacturer and Type Manufacturer
Type Rigid
Diameter 6 1/8 inches
Other Diameter N/A
Segment Length 20 inches
Other Segment Length N/A
Number of parallel runs 1
Length 1000 feet per run

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New Transmission Line

Section Question Response
New Transmission Line Costs Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Change Type Purchase New
Is this a request for upgraded equipment? Yes
Type Rigid
Diameter 6 1/8 inches
Other Diameter N/A
Segment Length 20 inches
Other Segment Length N/A
Number of parallel runs 1
Length 1000 feet per run
Justification for New Transmission Line See attached Antenna Exhibit

Primary Transmission Line

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Other Transmission Line Expenses Not Listed

Name Description

Sweep existing transmission line

Sweep existing transmission line

Tower Equipment And Rigging Costs

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Section Question Response
Tower Equipment or Rigging Costs Changes Do you have tower equipment or rigging costs changes? Yes

Primary Tower

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Add Tower

Section Question Response
Existing Tower Description Type of change Modify Existing
Tower Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Ownership Leased
Is this tower consider Complex? No
Is this tower currently shared with any other stations? Yes
One or more FM, AM or TV radio broadcaster(s) Yes
Others Types of Users No
Is tower documented for structural analysis? Yes
Is tower compliant with Rev G? Unknown
Existing Tower Structure Registration Do you have a tower registration number? No
ASR Number
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude (NAD83) 38° 30' 21.1" N-
Longitude (NAD83) 082° 12' 32.3" W-
Overall Structure Height 1159.11 feet
Support Structure Height 1154.84 feet
Ground Elevation Above Mean Sea Level (AMSL) 971.77 feet
Structure Type TOWER - Free Standing or Guyed Structure
Tower Owner Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.
Date Constructed 07/07/2015

FM, AM or TV radio broadcasters. Facility ID's, Call Signs and Services of other broadcast stations with whom the tower is shared

Facility ID Call Sign Service
23342 WOWK-TV DTV
65130 WQCW DTV

Primary Tower

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Tower Modification Costs

Section Question Response
Engineering Study Please what type of engineering study is required, if any: No study needed
Tower Reinforcements Please select whether tower reinforcements are needed: No reinforcements needed

Primary Tower

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Tower Rigging Costs

Section Question Response
Tower Rigging Costs Complex Tower N/A
Helicopter Services Required Are helicopter services required? No

Primary Tower

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Other Tower Expenses Not Listed

Name Description

Structural analysis

Structural analysis

Remove Interim Antenna

Cost to remove interim antenna

Primary Tower

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Existing Tower

Section Question Response
Existing Tower Description Type of change Move Equipment
Tower Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Ownership Leased
Is this tower consider Complex? No
Is this tower currently shared with any other stations? No
One or more FM, AM or TV radio broadcaster(s) N/A
Others Types of Users N/A
Is tower documented for structural analysis? Unknown
Is tower compliant with Rev G? No
Existing Tower Structure Registration Do you have a tower registration number? Yes
ASR Number 1050615
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude (NAD83) 38° 28' 11.8" N-
Longitude (NAD83) 081° 46' 35.2" W-
Overall Structure Height 982.93 feet
Support Structure Height 912.72 feet
Ground Elevation Above Mean Sea Level (AMSL) 1001.96 feet
Structure Type TOWER - Free Standing or Guyed Structure
Tower Owner SpectraSite Communications, LLC. through American Towers, LLC.
Date Constructed 02/21/2008


Primary Tower

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Tower Rigging Costs

Section Question Response
Tower Rigging Costs Complex Tower N/A
Helicopter Services Required Are helicopter services required? No

Primary Tower

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Other Tower Expenses Not Listed

Name Description

Structural Study

Structural Studies and Engineering Review

Outside Professional Services Costs

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Section Question Response
Outside Project Management Services Do you require outside project management services? Yes
Number of Hours 180
Explanation Required by tower landlord
Outside RF consulting Engineering Services Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development Yes
Prepare engineering section of Form FCC Construction Permit Application Yes
For Auxiliary Facility No
For Main Facility Yes
Prepare engineering section of Form FCC License to Cover Application Yes
For Auxiliary Facility No
For Main Facility Yes
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authority Yes
Quantity 1
Do you have Distributed Transmission System engineering services? N/A
Critical Facility N/A
Terrain-Shielded Facility N/A
Attorney and Other Outside Consulting Services Prepare and file Form FCC Construction Permit Application Yes
For Auxiliary Facility No
For Main Facility Yes
Prepare and file Form FCC License to Cover Application Yes
For Auxiliary Facility No
For Main Facility Yes
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authority Yes
Quantity 1
NEPA Section 106 environmental review Yes
Environmental Assessment Yes
ASR Modification Yes
FAA Consultation (including preparation of FAA Form 7460) Yes
Negotiation of Lease and other Matter for Shared Locations Yes
Prepare or Review FCC Form 399 for Reimbursement Yes
Address transition timing and coordination issues w/ other stations and wireless providers Yes
RF Field Engineering Services Comprehensive coverage verification via field study Yes
RF exposure measurements Yes
Additional Field Engineering Service No
Number of Days N/A
Justification N/A

Outside Professional Services Costs

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Other Professional Services Expenses Not Listed

Name Description

Impact Study

LPTV Impact Analysis

Other Expenses

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Section Question Response
AM Pattern Disturbance Is an Impact Study needed? No
Is Remediation needed? No
Facility Expenses Name N/A
Other Distributed Transmission System Expenses Not listed N/A
Name N/A
Is Notification of a Medical Facility required as a result of DTV broadcasting? Yes
Permit and Filing Costs Local Zoning Yes
Non-zoning permits Yes
BLM or NFS Coordination No
FCC Construction Permit Minor Change No
FCC License to Cover Application Yes
FCC Special Temporary Authority Application Yes
Other Miscellaneous Expenses Does this relocation require paying Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value)? Yes
Does this relocation require Equipment Delivery or Handling Charges not otherwise included in individual item costs? Yes
Does this relocation require Equipment Storage? Yes
Does this relocation require the Development and Airing of an Announcement regarding an upcoming channel change? Yes
Does this relocation require MVPD Notification of a Channel Change? Yes

Other Expenses

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Other Expenses Not Listed

Information not provided.

Cost Information

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Transmitters

Where no predetermined cost estimate is available, any estimate provided will also become the predetermined cost (displayed in italics).
Description Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Estimated Cost Justification Actual Cost Actual Cost Justification
Sub-total $1,178,585.00 $1,038,175.00 N/A $1,014,958.42 N/A
Total for all systems $2,299,043.51 $2,285,657.99 N/A $2,030,363.05 N/A
Primary Transmitter THU9-20 EVO $1,178,585.00 $1,038,175.00 $1,014,958.42
Additional Installation Costs $36,493.00 $36,493.00 Please see Rohde & Schwarz Quote #268497.1 $36,493.00 N/A
RF Interconnect $25,000.00 $25,000.00 N/A $20,808.30 N/A
Removal of Existing Equipment $27,500.00 $27,500.00 Please see Skyline Communications Quote EST21272 $27,500.00 N/A
Other -- Building Addition Size: 500.0 $34,132.00 $34,132.00 Please see BPI Quote Ice Bridge 6-5-19_Rev.1.1 and IDS, LLC Quote for Heat Exchanger Pad $34,132.00 N/A
5 Ton system $20,250.00 $19,250.00 N/A $2,000.00 N/A
Other Electrical Service: Additional electric work needed for transmitter installation $51,410.00 $51,410.00 Please see IDS LLC Quote ION Media inside work plus applicable sales tax $51,410.00 N/A
Transformer 3 phase/480v - 300 KVA $36,800.00 $35,000.00 N/A $33,225.12 N/A
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 21 - 31 kW $947,000.00 $809,390.00 Please see attached Rohde & Schwarz quotes #114344.0 and #316129.2 $809,390.00 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Additional Installation Costs

Component Description:
Additional installation costs for main transmitter. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$36,493.00
RF Interconnect

Component Description:
Cost of additional equipment needed for transmitter installation. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$13,483.00

Component Description:
Cost of additional RF Interconnect equipment. Supporting documentation is attached.
Amount:
$7,325.30
Removal of Existing Equipment

Component Description:
Cost for removal of old transmitter equipment. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$27,500.00
Other -- Building Addition Size: 500.0

Component Description:
Cost of ice shield over heat exchangers and HVAC. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$31,800.00

Component Description:
Cost of concrete pad for heat exchangers. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$2,332.00
5 Ton system

Component Description:
Cost of removing old ductwork from transmitter building. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$2,000.00
Other Electrical Service: Additional electric work needed for transmitter installation

Component Description:
Cost of electrical work needed for installation of main transmitter. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$51,410.00
Transformer 3 phase/480v - 300 KVA

Component Description:
Cost to install electric equipment for main transmitter. Supporting documentation is attached.
Amount:
$33,225.12
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 21 - 31 kW

Component Description:
Cost to take line measurements, increase power to full operation, and proof transmitter performance. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$15,500.00

Component Description:
35% "payment upon proof of performance" for transmitter and accessories. Supporting documentation is attached.
Amount:
$276,861.50

Component Description:
2nd "milestone" (30%) payment for Rohde & Schwarz transmitter. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$238,167.00

Component Description:
3rd "milestone" (35%) payment for Rohde & Schwarz transmitter. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$277,861.50

Component Description:
$1,000 deposit payment for Rohde & Schwarz transmitter. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$1,000.00

Cost Information

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Antennas

Where no predetermined cost estimate is available, any estimate provided will also become the predetermined cost (displayed in italics).
Description Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Estimated Cost Justification Actual Cost Actual Cost Justification
Sub-total $175,468.51 $167,367.86 N/A $167,367.86 N/A
Total for all systems $2,299,043.51 $2,285,657.99 N/A $2,030,363.05 N/A
Primary Antenna ATW26H3-ESC170-18H $175,468.51 $167,367.86 $167,367.86
Side mount brackets for high power antennas (if not included in antenna base cost) $23,150.00 $10,860.00 Cost of antenna side mount brackets. Please see attached Electronics Research, Inc. Quote #20180821-040 Rev A. $10,860.00 N/A
UHF - High Power, Side Mount, basic slot antenna, 765 kW input, directional,, elliptically or circularly polarized $133,288.51 $133,288.51 Cost of primary side mount antenna. Estimate does not include elliptical polarization upgrade. Please see attached Electronics Research, Inc. Quote #20180821-040 Rev A. Final billing is $.01 higher than quote. $133,288.51 N/A
Sweep test of existing antenna $6,730.00 $12,500.00 See attached Electronics Research, Inc. Quote #20180821-040 Rev A. ERI did not perform "transmission line layout" and "site survey" on quote that had previously bee included in this section. 2nd sweep was needed after new cut section was installed. $12,500.00 N/A
Elbow complex, single channel, at antenna input, per 6 1/8. feedline (if needed) $12,300.00 $10,719.35 Cost of primary elbow complex. Please see attached Electronics Research, Inc. Quote #20180821-040 Rev A. $10,719.35 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Side mount brackets for high power antennas (if not included in antenna base cost)

Component Description:
35% "upon mfg" payment for antenna side mount brackets. Explanation of variance and supporting documentation is attached.
Amount:
$3,801.00

Component Description:
40% "invoiced prior to shipment" payment for antenna side mount brackets. Explanation of variance and supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$4,344.00

Component Description:
10% "after proof of performance" payment for antenna side mount brackets. Explanation of variance and supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$1,086.00

Component Description:
15% "payment with order" for antenna side mount brackets. Explanation of variance and supporting documentation is attached.
Amount:
$1,629.00
UHF - High Power, Side Mount, basic slot antenna, 765 kW input, directional,, elliptically or circularly polarized

Component Description:
10% "after proof of performance" payment for primary antenna. Explanation of variance and supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$13,328.85

Component Description:
35% "upon mfg" payment for primary antenna. Explanation of variance and supporting documentation is attached.
Amount:
$46,650.98

Component Description:
40% "invoiced prior to shipment" payment for primary antenna. Explanation of variance and supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$53,315.40

Component Description:
15% "payment with order" for primary antenna. Explanation of variance and supporting documentation is attached.
Amount:
$19,993.28
Sweep test of existing antenna

Component Description:
Cost of antenna system sweep. A second sweep was required after installation of new cut section. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$6,250.00

Component Description:
10% "after proof of performance" payment for repack sweep of primary antenna operations. Explanation of variance and supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
($12,650.00)

Component Description:
35% "upon mfg" payment for repack sweep of primary antenna operations. Explanation of variance and supporting documentation is attached.
Amount:
$7,350.00

Component Description:
15% "payment with order" for repack sweep of primary antenna operations. Explanation of variance and supporting documentation is attached.
Amount:
$3,150.00

Component Description:
40% "invoiced prior to shipment" payment for repack sweep of primary antenna operations. Explanation of variance and supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$8,400.00
Elbow complex, single channel, at antenna input, per 6 1/8. feedline (if needed)

Component Description:
10% "after proof of performance" payment for primary elbow complex. Explanation of variance and supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$1,071.94

Component Description:
15% "payment with order" for primary elbow complex. Explanation of variance and supporting documentation is attached.
Amount:
$1,607.90

Component Description:
35% "upon mfg" payment for primary elbow complex. Explanation of variance and supporting documentation is attached.
Amount:
$3,751.77

Component Description:
40% "invoiced prior to shipment" payment for primary elbow complex. Explanation of variance and supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$4,287.74

Cost Information

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Transmission Line

Where no predetermined cost estimate is available, any estimate provided will also become the predetermined cost (displayed in italics).
Description Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Estimated Cost Justification Actual Cost Actual Cost Justification
Sub-total $208,400.00 $140,972.85 N/A $134,572.85 N/A
Total for all systems $2,299,043.51 $2,285,657.99 N/A $2,030,363.05 N/A
Primary Transmission Line $208,400.00 $140,972.85 $134,572.85
Rigid Transmission Line - copper, 6 1/8" $202,000.00 $134,572.85 Cost of primary transmission line. Please see attached Electronics Research, Inc. Quote #20180821-040 Rev A. and ERI Quote for Change Order 37559B (WLPX) $134,572.85 N/A
Sweep existing transmission line $6,400.00 $6,400.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Rigid Transmission Line - copper, 6 1/8"

Component Description:
Cost of additional pieces for main transmission line. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$6,056.25

Component Description:
Cost of additional pieces for main transmission line. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$4,753.20

Component Description:
15% "payment with order" for primary transmission line. Explanation of variance and supporting documentation is attached.
Amount:
$18,358.85

Component Description:
35% "upon mfg" payment for primary transmission line. Explanation of variance and supporting documentation is attached.
Amount:
$42,837.32

Component Description:
Cost of additional transmission line equipment for installation inside building. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$1,371.05

Component Description:
40% "invoiced prior to shipment" payment for primary transmission line. Explanation of variance and supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$48,956.94

Component Description:
10% "after proof of performance" payment for primary transmission line. Explanation of variance and supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$12,239.24
Sweep existing transmission line Information not provided.

Cost Information

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Tower Equipment and Rigging Costs

Where no predetermined cost estimate is available, any estimate provided will also become the predetermined cost (displayed in italics).
Description Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Estimated Cost Justification Actual Cost Actual Cost Justification
Sub-total $458,010.00 $688,497.28 N/A $688,497.28 N/A
Total for all systems $2,299,043.51 $2,285,657.99 N/A $2,030,363.05 N/A
Primary Tower TOWER $217,500.00 $403,750.00 $403,750.00
Tall Tower (greater than 500') $210,500.00 $396,750.00 Please see attached Worldwide Communications Quote S-19-973 WLPX. Plus weather delay costs. $396,750.00 N/A
Structural Study $7,000.00 $7,000.00 Please see American Tower Quote #310926_POR and Elevated Structural Quote WLPX Charleston $7,000.00 N/A
Primary Tower TOWER $240,510.00 $284,747.28 $284,747.28
Remove Interim Antenna $9,010.00 $9,010.00 Please see Precision Communications - Interim Antenna Removal. Plus tax $9,010.00 N/A
Tall Tower (greater than 500') $210,500.00 $254,737.28 Cost for tower services. Please see attached Worldwide Communications Quote #S-18-927. Estimate includes weather delay charges and estimated tax. Precision Communication Quote #20420-5 $254,737.28 N/A
Structural analysis $21,000.00 $21,000.00 Cost for site visit (tower mapping), structural analysis, and structural re-aalysis. Please see attached Elevated Structural Consultants Quote #1158 and Elevated Structural Consultants Quote dated 5-2-2019. $21,000.00 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Tall Tower (greater than 500')

Component Description:
Cost of weather delays during tower services. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$3,900.00

Component Description:
Cost of weather delays during tower services. Supporting documentation is attached.
Amount:
$19,500.00

Component Description:
Cost of weather delays during tower services. Supporting documentation is attached.
Amount:
$19,500.00

Component Description:
25% "balance due" to remove antenna, transmission line and additional components. Supporting documentation is attached.
Amount:
$82,775.00

Component Description:
75% "deposit" to remove antenna, transmission line and additional components. Supporting documentation is attached.
Amount:
$248,325.00

Component Description:
Cost of weather delays during tower services. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$13,650.00

Component Description:
Cost of weather delays during tower services. Supporting documentation is attached.
Amount:
$9,100.00
Structural Study

Component Description:
Cost of engineer to review tower rigging plan. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$3,000.00

Component Description:
Cost of structural study required by landlord. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$4,000.00
Remove Interim Antenna

Component Description:
50% "upon proposal acceptance" payment to remove interim antenna. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$4,505.00

Component Description:
50% "due on completion" payment to remove interim antenna. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$4,505.00
Tall Tower (greater than 500')

Component Description:
Cost of additional tower work to install additional cut pieces and correct input complex. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$6,877.28

Component Description:
Cost for 3 days of weather delays during tower services. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$16,900.00

Component Description:
75% "deposit" for tower services. Supporting documentation is attached.
Amount:
$122,032.50

Component Description:
Cost for 3 days of weather delays during tower services. Supporting documentation is attached.
Amount:
$13,000.00

Component Description:
25% "balance" payment for tower services and tax. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$40,677.50

Component Description:
Cost for 5 days of weather delays during tower services. Supporting documentation is attached.
Amount:
$28,600.00

Component Description:
Cost for 6 days of weather delays during tower services. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$26,650.00
Structural analysis

Component Description:
Cost for tower analysis. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$7,000.00

Component Description:
Cost for site visit (tower mapping). Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$10,000.00

Component Description:
Cost for structural re-analysis. Supporting documentation is attached.
Amount:
$4,000.00

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Outside Professional Services

Where no predetermined cost estimate is available, any estimate provided will also become the predetermined cost (displayed in italics).
Description Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Estimated Cost Justification Actual Cost Actual Cost Justification
Sub-total $189,900.00 $171,530.00 N/A $7,117.99 N/A
Total for all systems $2,299,043.51 $2,285,657.99 N/A $2,030,363.05 N/A
Outside Professional Services $189,900.00 $171,530.00 $7,117.99
Impact Study $250.00 $250.00 Cost of LPTV impact analysis to check impact on surrounding low impact TV stations $250.00 N/A
RF Exposure Measurements $21,050.00 $20,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Comprehensive coverage verification via field study, if needed $84,200.00 $80,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
FAA consultant, including cost of preparing FAA Form 7460 (Notice of Proposed Construction), if needed for height increase $2,105.00 $2,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
NEPA Section 106 environmental review, if needed $6,310.00 $6,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File request for Special Temporary Authorization $3,680.00 $3,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Attorney Fees - Negotiation of lease and other matters for shared locations $4,210.00 $4,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Attorney Fees -Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application $2,365.00 $2,250.00 N/A N/A N/A
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $5,260.00 $5,000.00 N/A $4,742.99 Duplicate line item. ION is only requesting reimbursement for Invoice Dated 5/1/2018.
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authorization $2,050.00 $1,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application $1,580.00 $1,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $3,155.00 $3,000.00 N/A $2,000.00 N/A
Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development $7,360.00 $7,000.00 N/A $125.00 N/A
Address transition timing and coordination issues w/ other stations and wireless $2,630.00 $2,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Prepare and or review reimbursement form $2,630.00 $2,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Project management of the transition $28,440.00 $18,530.00 See AT Exhibits for more information. N/A N/A
Environmental Assessment, if triggered by NEPA Section 106 review or for certain structures over 450 feet $10,520.00 $10,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
ASR modification (prepare FCC Form 854) $2,105.00 $2,000.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Impact Study

Component Description:
Cost of impact analysis for channel change on surrounding LPTV stations. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$250.00
RF Exposure Measurements Information not provided.
Comprehensive coverage verification via field study, if needed Information not provided.
FAA consultant, including cost of preparing FAA Form 7460 (Notice of Proposed Construction), if needed for height increase Information not provided.
NEPA Section 106 environmental review, if needed Information not provided.
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File request for Special Temporary Authorization Information not provided.
Attorney Fees - Negotiation of lease and other matters for shared locations Information not provided.
Attorney Fees -Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application Information not provided.
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application

Component Description:
Invoice for WLPX's portion of general repack legal expenses incurred for 42 of the ION repack stations for period 2/1/2017 - 12/15/2017. Payee has corresponded with FCC staff. Cover letter, hourly supporting documentation and invoice attached.
Amount:
$4,742.99

Component Description:
Invoice for station's portion of general repack legal expenses incurred for 42 of the ION repack stations for period 2/1/2017 - 12/15/2017. Payee has corresponded with FCC staff and has provided corrected supporting documentation.
Amount:
$4,837.97

Component Description:
Invoice for WLPX's portion of general repack legal expenses incurred for 42 of the ION repack stations for period 2/1/2017 - 12/15/2017. Payee has corresponded with FCC staff. Hourly supporting documentation and invoice attached.
Amount:
$4,742.99
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authorization Information not provided.
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application Information not provided.
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application

Component Description:
Cost of engineering consultant preparation of engineering section of FCC Form 2100. Hourly supporting documentation attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$2,000.00
Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development

Component Description:
Cost of engineering consultant work for new channel assignment and antenna development. Hourly supporting documentation attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$62.50

Component Description:
Cost of Engineering consultant work for new channel assignment and antenna development. Hourly supporting documentation attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$62.50
Address transition timing and coordination issues w/ other stations and wireless Information not provided.
Prepare and or review reimbursement form Information not provided.
Project management of the transition Information not provided.
Environmental Assessment, if triggered by NEPA Section 106 review or for certain structures over 450 feet Information not provided.
ASR modification (prepare FCC Form 854) Information not provided.

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Other Expenses

Where no predetermined cost estimate is available, any estimate provided will also become the predetermined cost (displayed in italics).
Description Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Estimated Cost Justification Actual Cost Actual Cost Justification
Sub-total $88,680.00 $79,115.00 N/A $17,848.65 N/A
Total for all systems $2,299,043.51 $2,285,657.99 N/A $2,030,363.05 N/A
Other Expenses $88,680.00 $79,115.00 $17,848.65
MVPD Notification of Channel Change $1,600.00 $1,600.00 A second MVPD notification was needed because of a timing change due to dependencies $1,600.00 N/A
Develop and air announcement of upcoming channel change $0.00 $0.00 The amount is yet to be determined (TBD) and ION will submit on-air announcement costs when finalized. N/A N/A
Equipment Storage $10,000.00 $10,000.00 N/A $9,462.72 N/A
Equipment Delivery and Handling Charges $10,000.00 $10,000.00 N/A $4,785.93 N/A
Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value) $15,000.00 $15,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Non-zoning permits $15,000.00 $15,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Local Zoning $25,000.00 $25,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
FCC Filing Fees - Special Temporary Authorization request $195.00 $190.00 N/A N/A N/A
FCC Filing Fees - Form 2100 license to cover application $335.00 $325.00 N/A N/A N/A
DTV Medical Facility Notification $11,550.00 $2,000.00 N/A $2,000.00 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
MVPD Notification of Channel Change

Component Description:
Cost of MVPD notification for channel change. A second notice was needed because of a timing change due to dependencies. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$800.00

Component Description:
Cost of MVPD notifications for repack channel change. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$800.00
Develop and air announcement of upcoming channel change Information not provided.
Equipment Storage

Component Description:
Cost of storage rental during repack transition. Supporting documentation is attached.
Amount:
$1,170.66

Component Description:
Cost of rental for 1 month of storage container. Supporting documentation is attached.
Amount:
$170.02

Component Description:
Cost of storage rental during repack transition. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$1,170.66

Component Description:
Cost of storage rental during repack transition. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$1,170.66

Component Description:
Cost of rental for 1 month of storage container. Supporting documentation is attached.
Amount:
$170.02

Component Description:
Cost of rental for 1 month of storage container. Supporting documentation is attached.
Amount:
$170.02

Component Description:
Cost of rental for 1 month of storage container. Supporting documentation is attached.
Amount:
$170.02

Component Description:
Cost of storage rental during repack transition. Supporting documentation is attached.
Amount:
$1,170.66

Component Description:
Cost for equipment storage. Supporting documentation is attached.
Amount:
$4,100.00
Equipment Delivery and Handling Charges

Component Description:
Cost of freight for additional transmission line pieces. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$287.78

Component Description:
Cost of freight for additional transmission line pieces. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$287.78

Component Description:
Cost of freight for additional RF interconnect equipment. Supporting documentation is attached.
Amount:
$247.63

Component Description:
Cost of freight for main antenna package. Explanation of variance and supporting documentation are attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$3,662.75

Component Description:
Cost of freight for additional transmission line component. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$299.99
Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value) Information not provided.
Non-zoning permits Information not provided.
Local Zoning Information not provided.
FCC Filing Fees - Special Temporary Authorization request Information not provided.
FCC Filing Fees - Form 2100 license to cover application Information not provided.
DTV Medical Facility Notification

Component Description:
Cost of medical notifications for repack channel change. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$2,000.00

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Grand Total

Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Actual Cost
Total for all systems $2,299,043.51 $2,285,657.99 $2,030,363.05

Reimbursement Status

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Question Response
The facility has ceased operating on its pre-auction channel. Yes
Construction of final facilities or all necessary modifications are complete. No
All receipts for reimbursement have been submitted no further costs are expected to be incurred. Note this will lock the Form 399 from further editing and begin close-out procedures with the Fund Administrator. No

Certification

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Section Question Response
Submission of Estimated Expenses Statements

WILLFUL FALSE STATEMENTS ON THIS FORM ARE PUNISHABLE BY FINE AND/OR IMPRISONMENT (U.S. CODE, TITLE 18, SECTION 1001), AND/OR REVOCATION OF ANY STATION LICENSE OR CONSTRUCTION PERMIT (U.S. CODE, TITLE 47, SECTION 312(a)(1), AND/OR FORFEITURE (U.S. CODE, TITLE 47, SECTION 503), AND ANY FALSE STATEMENTS COULD SUBJECT THIS ENTITY TO LIABILITY UNDER THE FALSE CLAIMS ACT.

  1. The Authorized Person signing below certifies that he/she is authorized to submit this TV Broadcaster Relocation Fund Reimbursement Form on behalf of the above-named entity.

  2. The above-named entity acknowledges that all certifications and attached documentation are considered material representations.

  3. The above-named entity acknowledges the submission of the information herein creates no obligation on the part of the government to pay any amount.

  4. The above-named entity certifies that the equipment and services paid for with money from the TV Broadcaster Relocation Fund are necessary to change channels (broadcasters) or to continue to carry the signal of a broadcaster that changes channels (MVPD).

  5. The above-named entity certifies that all payments from the TV Broadcaster Relocation Fund (Fund) received by the entity listed on this form will be used only for expenses that are eligible for reimbursement from the Fund.

  6. The above-named entity certifies that it will maintain and provide to the Commission detailed records, including receipts, of all costs eligible for reimbursement actually incurred.

  7. The above-named entity acknowledges that overpayments or payments in error must be promptly refunded to the Commission.

  8. The above-named entity certifies that it is in full compliance with all statutes, rules, regulations and governmental requirements for which compliance is a pre-requisite for obtaining the payments herein requested.

I declare, under penalty of perjury, that I am an authorized representative of the above-named applicant for the Authorization(s) specified above.

Mario Vasquez

Vice President - Finance, Operations


12/07/2020

Certification

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Section Question Response
Submission of Actual Cost Documentation Statements

WILLFUL FALSE, FRAUDULENT, OR FICTITIOUS STATEMENTS ON THIS FORM ARE PUNISHABLE BY FINE AND/OR IMPRISIONMENT (U.S. CODE, TITLE 18, SECTION 1001), AND/OR REVOCATION OF ANY STATION LICENSE OR CONSTRUCTION PERMIT (U.S. CODE, TITLE 47, SECTION 312(a)(1), AND/OR FORFEITURE (U.S. CODE, TITLE 47, SECTION 503), AND ANY FALSE AND/OR FRAUDULENT STATEMENTS COULD SUBJECT THIS ENTITY TO LIABILITY UNDER THE FALSE CLAIMS ACT (U.S. CODE, TITLE 31, SECTIONS 3729-3733).

  1. The Authorized Person signing below certifies and represents that he/she is authorized to submit this TV Broadcaster Relocation Fund Reimbursement Form on behalf of the above-named entity.

  2. The above-named entity certifies that the statements in this form and attached documentation are true, complete, and correct.

  3. The above-named entity acknowledges that all certifications and attached documentation are considered material representations.

  4. The above-named entity acknowledges the submission of the information herein creates no obligation on the part of the government to pay any amount.

  5. The above-named entity certifies that the equipment and services paid for with money from the TV Broadcaster Relocation Fund are necessary to change channels (full power and Class A stations) and/or otherwise modify a television station’s facility as a result of the spectrum repack (LPTV/TV Translator stations); or to minimize service disruption resulting from a repacked television station (FM stations); or to continue to carry the signal of a broadcaster that changes channels (MVPD) .

  6. The above-named entity certifies that all payments from the TV Broadcaster Relocation Fund (Fund) received by the entity listed on this form will be used only for expenses that are eligible for reimbursement from the Fund.

  7. The above-named entity certifies that the cost information/documents submitted reflect costs actually incurred.

  8. The above-named entity acknowledges that overpayments or payments in error must be promptly refunded to the Commission.

  9. The above-named entity certifies that it is in full compliance with all statutes, rules, regulations and governmental requirements for which compliance is a prerequisite for obtaining the payments herein requested.

I declare, under penalty of perjury, that I am an authorized representative of the above-named applicant for the Authorization(s) specified above.

Mario Vasquez

Vice President - Finance, Operations


12/07/2020

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